Mother and Father arrested for chemical endangerment of their two children

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On September 18, 2012 Mobile County Sheriff’s Office arrested three more people in their fight against meth.  CECILY ANNE COLVIN, CLARENCE RAY LEE, AND MILES COURTNEY ALEXANDER were arrested just down the street from their home, 8400 block of Judge Erwin Road, Grand Bay.  MCSO received a call from DHR while they were visiting the home on a site check.  DHR told deputies  they noticed items throughout the home used to manufacture meth.  MCSO Deputies arrived at the home and found a grandmother, a two year old child as well as supplies used to manufacture meth and precursor chemicals.   COLVIN, LEE and ALEXANDER were returning to the house when they spotted a deputy car in their driveway and tried to turn around on the street.  A nearby MCSO deputy pulled the vehicle over and found prescription pills, methamphetamine, a 9 mm pistol with serial number scratched off and COLVIN’S four year old daughter inside the car.  The children were two and four and were taken by DHR.

The Meth Initiative, designed by the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, targets meth users and manufactures through three areas of focus:  Enforcement, Compliance and Education.

To Report Meth, text the word “meth” to 839863 (“textme”) or call 574-8633

Lori Myles
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs
251-574-NEWS (6397)
lmyles@mobileso.com
   

Man enters MCSO to file assault charges and ends up being charged with Sodomy 1st.

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DAVANTE NATHANIEL ROOKS entered the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office on September 9, 2012 to file assault charges on a group of people that he says “beat him up”.   MCSO Detectives began investigating the case and found that DAVANTE NATHANIEL ROOKS had been molesting a 7 year old girl that was known to him and the family found out about it.  Today, September 18, 2012,  DAVANTE came to the MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE for further questioning and admitted to the detectives of the crime.  DAVANTE is charged with Sodomy 1st degree.

Lori Myles
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs
251-574-NEWS (6397)
lmyles@mobileso.com
   

Man shot and killed in Grand Bay

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On September 11, 2012, at approximately 10:00 pm , the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting located at Waxton Road/Tom Waller Road Grand Bay. The victim (B/M Terry Birdsong, DOB: 09-03-1960) was transported to Infirmary West Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The victim suffered two gunshot wounds (one in the lower neck and one in the left side abdomen). The incident was called in to 911 by B/M Seth Stallworth (DOB: 10-12-1986) who also identified himself as the shooter.
Seth told investigators that he and his cousin (B/M Wilbert Peyton, DOB: 11-09-1981) were sitting outside his (Wilbert Peyton) residence near the intersection of Waxton Road/Tom Waller Road when Terry Birdsong walked up near their location. Seth said that Terry asked if he was “Pete” and pulled a handgun out from behind him. Seth stated that when he noticed Terry had a handgun he immediately pulled his gun out (.380 caliber handgun) and began shooting 4-5 times as he was running from the area. Seth told investigators that he believed he had struck Terry but was unsure. Seth stated he ran into the wooded area behind his cousin’s residence  and called the Sheriff’s Office. The suspect’s cousin (Wilbert Peyton) was also interviewed and gave consistent statements. The handgun belonging to the victim is a Browning 9mm which was recovered loaded.
 The case is still under investigation and will be presented to the Grand Jury.
Lori Myles
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs
251-574-NEWS (6397)
lmyles@mobileso.com
   

MCSO makes additional arrest with Herion in Auburn, Alabama

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At 6:00 am today, September 7, 2012, in Auburn, Alabama, Mobile County Sheriff’s Office arrested ERALD LEJAUN HOSEY for conspiracy to distribute Herion.  MCSO was assisted by the U.S. MARSHALLS, ABC NARCOTIC DIVISION and AUBURN POLICEHOSEY was the “herion source” of  two previous arrest made by MCSO  in  August of this year, (http://www.mobileso.com/press-release/mcso-bust-two-people-for-trafficking-herion-and-there-will-be-more-arrest-to-follow/).   Narcotic Deputies also found marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside HOSEY’S appartment at the time of his arrest.  ERALD LEJAUN HOSEY  will go before the magistrate in Montgomery and then be transported to Mobile Metro Jail.  HOSEY was a student with Auburn University but lost his financial aid due to previous drug charges which are still pending in Auburn.

 

Lori Myles
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs
251-574-NEWS (6397)
lmyles@mobileso.com
   

“Spirit of Recovery”

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WHAT:    2012 “Spirit of Recovery” Celebration for National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month

WHERE:  Drug Education Council
3000 Television Avenue, Mobile

WHEN:     Thursday, September 6, 2012
3:00 pm Welcome & Refreshments
3:30 pm Program & Awards Presentation

SPONSORED BY:  Alabama Voices for Recovery, Drug Education Council & National Alliance on Mental Illness

For more than 20 years, National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month has worked to improve the lives of millions of Americans in need of treatment and recovery service.  Today, we celebrate individuals who have achieved long-term recovery and acknowledge those working in the field who provide the treatment and recovery services.
The 2012 theme, “It’s Worth It!” highlights the physical, emotional, economic, and social benefits that health reform will bring to individuals, families, and communities.   Treatment and recovery improve our Community’s welfare and provide a renewed outlook on life for those who struggle with substance use disorders as well as helping their family and friends understand the disease.

To help achieve our goals of awareness and recovery, our 2012 Recovery Celebration will be the kickoff to the rebirth of an active and effective Recovery Advocacy Group; one that will focus on education, legislative awareness and community needs.  Our Recovery Celebration, held Thursday, September 6th, 3:00 pm at the Drug Education Council will feature a panel discussion of ~ where we have been, where we are today and where we are going in Recovery. The presentation of our Spirit of Recovery Awards will follow.  Please join us as we recognize those who have played such a crucial and positive role, serving as a true inspiration for those in recovery and those on the path to recovery.  For more information on the Recovery Advocacy Group, please contact Patricia Finkbohner, 650-0605.

September 4, 2012, Mayor Sam Jones and the Mobile City Council issued a proclamation recognizing the month of September 2012 as National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month.  Our Mobile County Commission issued a similar Proclamation,

For more information call Jean Downing, Drug Education Council, 478-7855

Lori Myles
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs
251-574-NEWS (6397)
lmyles@mobileso.com